The students in 3rd grade have been learning all about directions and how to use a Compass Rose in Social Studies. We learned that there are not only the cardinal directions of N, E, S, W, but also intermediate directions as well; NE, SE, NW, NE. As a review activity, 8 students were handed a direction with a specific direction and 2 students were handed the labels of “intermediate” and “cardinal” directions. Then, it was left to the students to create a “class compass!” They did a great job!

Our Class Compass

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  • September 19, 2019 at 11:15 pm

    Such a great lesson! Also, how come I didn’t know I was called a Compass Rose? I always just called it a compass. Maybe I need to go back to 3rd grade.


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